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  HickokSports.com - Biography - Chris Evert
The daughter of tennis pro Jimmie Evert, who was ranked 11th in the U. in 1943, she turned professional on her eighteenth birthday in 1972 after having passed up $50,000 in winnings that year to retain her amateur status.
Evert tied the record of Molla Mallory and Helen Jacobs by winning the U. Open four years in a row, from 1975 through 1978, and she won that title again in 1980 and 1982.
Evert had a much publicized, on-and-off romance with Jimmy Connors in 1974, but that ended and she married British tennis pro John Lloyd in 1979 They were divorced in 1987 and she married Andy Mill, a former Olympic skier, the following year.
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 Chris Evert - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Evert began taking tennis lessons when she was five years old from her father, Jimmy Evert (a professional tennis coach who had won the men's singles title at the Canadian Championships in 1947).
Evert served as President of the Women's Tennis Association from 1975-76, and from 1983 to 1991.
The horse Chris Evert went on to win the 1974 U.S. Filly Triple Crown, be voted the Eclipse Award for Outstanding 3-Year-Old Filly and was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chris_Evert   (1671 words)

  
 Chris Evert - MSN Encarta
Chris Evert, born in 1954, American tennis player and tournament broadcast commentator, one of the first top players to rely on a two-handed backhand.
Born Christine Marie Evert in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, she gained recognition as a teenage amateur, defeating such stars as Margaret Smith Court, Virginia Wade, and Billie Jean King.
Evert turned professional in 1972 after winning the Virginia Slims championship tournament and the United States Clay-Court Championship earlier the same year.
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 Chris Evert   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
For almost as long as Evert could remember, her one mission in life was to become the best woman tennis player in the world.
Some people called Chris Evert the "Ice Dolly" or "the ball machine" because she was very self-disciplined and never seemed to loose her temper.
Chris Evert was important because she believed in herself.
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 ESPN.com: Evert: grit, grace and glamour
Chris Evert was such a sweet 16 when she burst onto the national scene.
Evert, who was married to British tennis player John Lloyd for a time and is now wed to former Olympic skier Andy Mill, had a sense of humor away from the court, a side of her that the public didn't see.
Evert recorded exquisitely excruciating three-set victories on the Paris clay in the 1985 and '86 French Open finals.
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 Chris Evert Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic
Chris serves on the board of this state-wide, public/private group of concerned leaders in business and government, who share her vision for the children of Florida.
Chris is on the Advisory Board of this organization whose mission is to grant the wish of any child between the ages of 2 1/2 and 18 who has a terminal or life threatening illness which creates the probability that the child will not reach his or her eighteenth year.
Chris Evert Charities partners with The Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida, a public -private partnership administered with the State of Florida, to raise money for needy programs which otherwise would not be fully-funded by the State.
www.chrisevert.org /Charities.asp   (1048 words)

  
 Wimbledon - The Official Website of The All England Lawn Tennis Club and The Championships, Wimbledon
Evert was pleased for her friend, but fans could not know that compensation lay in dinner plans with a local golden-haired boy: John Lloyd.
Evert made the semi-finals in each of her last four campaigns at Wimbledon, losing to Mandlikova in 1986, Navratilova in 1987 and 1988, and Steffi Graf, by then the world No. 1, in 1989.
Evert handled the tricky transition to retirement with the sort of composure her fans had come to expect.
www.wimbledon.org /en_GB/about/history/chris_evert.html   (1434 words)

  
 The Chris Evert Picture Pages
Evert's career win-loss record in singles matches of 1309-146, or 90%, is the best of any professional player in tennis history.
Evert had the best of their earlier encounters, with Navratilova eventually coming to gain the upper hand in later years of their rivalry in the 1980s.
Evert reached the semi-finals or better at 52 of the 56 Grand Slams events she entered during her career.
www.superiorpics.com /chris_evert   (1076 words)

  
 Chris Evert Biography (Tennis Player) — Infoplease.com
Chris Evert was a women's tennis champion between 1974 and 1986, famous for her poise on court and her powerful two-fisted backhand.
Throughout the late '70s Evert was one of the sport's dominant players, and her charisma and a thrilling rivalry with Martina Navratilova helped popularize women's tennis (the two faced each other 80 times; Navratilova ended up with a 43-37 advantage).
Chris Evert - Chris Evert Born: Dec. 21, 1954 Tennis No.1 player in world 5 times (1975-77,80-81); won at least 1...
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 BBC SPORT | Tennis | Wimbledon 2003 | History | Wimbledon legends: Chris Evert
Her double-handed backhand is one of the legendary shots of tennis, and when she and her then fiance Jimmy Connors both won Wimbledon with the shot in 1974, it set a fashion that became a trend around the world.
Evert won 11 of the first 12, but Navratilova eventually overtook her and finished with a record of 43-37.
Evert finally got her revenge in the French Open final in 1985.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/tennis/wimbledon_2003/history/2966892.stm   (294 words)

  
 museum
Evert won 6-1 6-1 but the intrinsic power of this rivalry was already evident in the mind of the world's number one player.
Evert was indeed the #1 player in the world for more months than she was not during the 1985 season.
Chris has been quoted as saying that even at the height of her career, she could not beat the Top 1000th ranked male player, but now...with advancements in technology...she can do so on a regular basis.
www.chrisevert.net /museum.html   (867 words)

  
 IMG Speakers Bureau - Chris Evert
Evert was ranked number one for seven years and had a 90 percent win average spanning her 17 year career as a pro.
Chris is also a partner and coach at Evert Tennis Academy in Boca Raton, Florida, which she opened in 1996.
Chris is married to the former Olympic skier Andy Mill and has three sons.
www.imgspeakers.com /speakers/chris_evert.aspx   (285 words)

  
 Chris Evert divorce to cost tennis star $7 million: South Florida Sun-Sentinel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tennis ace Chris Evert must give up nearly a third of her net worth, according to the details of her divorce finalized Monday in Broward Circuit Court.
Evert, 51, signed a settlement agreeing to pay $7 million in cash and securities within 48 hours to her ex-husband Andy Mill, 53.
Evert, who holds 18 Grand-Slam titles, will be primary caretaker of the couple's three sons, ages 15, 12 and 10.
www.sun-sentinel.com /news/local/southflorida/sfl-cdivorce06dec06,0,6295265.story?coll=sfla-news-sfla   (375 words)

  
 Chris Evert (horse) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chris Evert (1971-2001) was an American Hall of Fame Champion Thoroughbred filly racehorse.
Chris Evert won by an astounding 50 lengths, the large purse significantly contributing to her becoming 1974's leading money earner in U.S. Thoroughbred racing.
Chris Evert was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in 1988.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chris_Evert_(horse)   (408 words)

  
 TENNIS GREAT CHRIS EVERT AND HER SECOND HUSBAND REPORTEDLY PART WAYS
Three-times Wimbledon champion Chris Evert is rumoured to have split from her second husband.
Chris, who won 18 Grand Slam titles, met Andy in the Colorado ski resort of Aspen shortly after her divorce from British tennis player John Lloyd.
Chris, seen as the golden girl of tennis, credited Andy with helping her establish a life after professional tennis as well as aiding her in raising a family.
www.hellomagazine.com /2001/07/05/evert   (273 words)

  
 CHRIS EVERT-PRO-CELEBRITY TENNIS TOURNAMENT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Held the last weekend in October, Chris brings celebs to the area to play in her Chris Evert Pro-Celeb Tennis Tournament.
As the photographers for Chris, we have often been asked to report on some of the details that do not show up in the local newspapers or in the advertisements.
Chris invites her guests, professional tennis players and other celebrities and she is the one who makes up the pairings for the matches.
www.pbol.com /pechter/evert   (1591 words)

  
 Chris Evert - Questions, Answers, Fun Facts, Information
Chris got her revenge a few weeks later at the French.
Chris was defeated in a Grand Slam Final by a player who had returned to tennis after having a child.
Jack Johnson and his friends Chris Malloy, Emmett Malloy produced a surf cinema documentary that was selected as a video of the year during 2000 by Surfer Magazine.
www.funtrivia.com /en/Sports/Chris-Evert-5301.html   (551 words)

  
 Tennis Great Chris Evert & Her Husband Split | Chris Evert, Divorce : People.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tennis champ Chris Evert and her husband, former Olympic skier Andy Mill, have split, the couple announced Friday.
Evert, 51, won Wimbledon three times during her career and is known as one of the tennis world's best ever female players.
Evert was married to the British tennis player John Lloyd for eight years.
people.aol.com /people/article/0,26334,1549258,00.html   (458 words)

  
 Chris Evert Pro-Celebrity Tennis Tournament 1997 by: Pechter's Travel Guide & Pechter Photography ASMP NPPA UNDERWATER ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Chris and her husband, Andy Mill are everywhere...
Chris held a contest during the year to select two people to sing the anthem at the opening of the matches on Saturday and Sunday prior to the start of play.
Money from Chris Evert Charities is funneled to a number of South Florida organizations whose aim is to help drug-dependent women.
www.pbol.com /pechter/evert97   (1466 words)

  
 Chris Evert - Multimedia - MSN Encarta
Noted for her accuracy and powerful command of the game, American tennis player Chris Evert swings for a forehand shot in 1985.
Winner of a total of 157 tournaments, Evert collected 18 Grand Slam singles titles during her prolific career.
One of the pioneers of the two-handed backhand shot, Evert retired from competitive play in 1989 and became a television sports commentator.
uk.encarta.msn.com /media_461526263/Chris_Evert.html   (86 words)

  
 National Museum of Racing - Hall of Fame
He named his filly for the young tennis player, Chris Evert, who was also endorsing a line of his sporting goods.
Chris Evert won two-thirds of her races and finished in the money in all but one of her 15 starts.
Chris Evert was inducted in the Hall of Fame in 1988.
www.racingmuseum.org /hall/horse.asp?ID=45   (199 words)

  
 2001 Chris Evert/Raymond James Tennis Classic
Chris and husband, Andy Mill, our hosts, along with all the celebrity guests, professional tennis players, volunteers and spectators were determined that this would be the
Chris was a real trouper and did conquer the basics...
Chris also announced that she has earmarked some of the event proceeds to benefit the victims of the Sept. 11
www.tennisroundup.com /ofInterest/2001EvertCeleb.htm   (1848 words)

  
 Chris Evert - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Chris Evert - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Evert, Chris, born in 1954, American tennis player and tournament broadcast commentator, one of the first top players to rely on a two-handed...
During much of the 1970s and 1980s, American tennis player Chris Evert competed against Martina Navratilova, the Czechoslovakian player who...
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 Daily Express: The World's Greatest Newspaper
FORMER Wimbledon ladies’ singles champion Chris Evert has been granted a divorce from her second husband.
Multi-millionaire Chris, 51, divorced former skier Andy Mill on the grounds of “irreconcilable differences” after 18 years of marriage.
Chris, who was previously married to British tennis heart-throb John Lloyd, has been linked to golfer Greg Norman.
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 "Chris Evert" - Shopping.com
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As Wimbledon began the second century of its illustrious history, the 1978 Ladies' Singles Final between Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert produced...
Her name might be King but she is undeniably the queen of tennis--not only because she dominated the sport for more than two decades, but also because...
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 eBay - chris evert, Tennis, Autographs-Original items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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